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It was a feast at ReStore

More than 230 people dined on turkey and ham and all the fixins' at ReStore's annual Thanksgiving dinner for the community on Tuesday evening.

The food was prepared and donated by several groups and individuals for the well-organized affair. ReStore will reopen after the holiday at 11 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 30. (Monty Siekerman photos)

Up with the outside decorations

Jolene Bailey helps decorate the outside of the Depot Park on Tuesday. The Chamber of Commerce beautifies downtown Ada's park for many events that take place their during the holiday season...and to encourage townspeople to Buy Local. (Monty Siekerman photo)

Trendy in Ada

Photo and story by Monty Siekerman
It's hot. It's trendy. It's in Ada. 

Zumba is a dance-fitness health program that burns calories at the rate of 500 to 1,000 an hour, a cardio workout, and helps tone muscles...all in a fun way that anyone can do.

Zumba also builds confidence. Pictured are Hillary Holmes (right), licensed instructor, and Joanna Craig and Kari Potter "working out" at Health Trends. The class meets at 5:30 p.m. on Mondays, costing only $5 per session.

AdaHS goes 4-4 in NWC scholastic bowl meet

Ada High School's scholastic bowl team finsihed in fourth place in the Northwest Conference Scholastic Bowl competition held eariler this month.

Ada finished 4-4 overall. Paulding was this year's winner with a 7-1 record. The attachment at the bottom of this story shows how each team placed.

One-of-a-kind Bald's in ReStore's window

What do you do with a giant squash? You turn it into an eagle, of course. Sandra Litton was given the challenge of determining what to do with a squash that had been donated to ReStore. She came up with this eagle that she painted with acrylic. She named the eagle Freedom. It will be displayed in the front window of the community center. (Monty Siekerman photo)

Kiwanis Club Christmas dinner/auction Dec. 16

The Ada Kiwanis Club's annual Christmas dinner/auction  is Wednesday, Dec. 16, at 6 p.m. at the Community Health Professionals. Members are asked to bring 1-2 items for the auction.